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shooting, vice president joe biden has met with the nra, healthcare professionals, gun control groups and a rep from walmart, the nation's largest gun seller. the president will lay out the measures created from those meetings. likely on the list: a push for an assault weapons ban and better background checks. the president speaks at 11:45 eastern. children who wrote letters expressing concerns about gun violence in schools will join him. a new york city school bus driver strike starts today, affecting 152,000 students. more than 8,000 drivers and support workers are walking off the job to protest a lack of job protections. new york city mayor michael bloomberg has proposed a competetive bid process for school bus contracts in order to save money. the union is upset it may impact current drivers. this strike is the first such job action by unionized new york school bus drivers in more than three decades. massive job cuts are happening around the globe. the world's largest platinum producer, located in south africa, is closing 4 mine shafts and letting go of 14,000 employees, which is
. >> oakland mayor jean quan says now is the time, and she thinks most americans agree. vice president joe biden addressed the congress today. hess they need the mayor's support to get passed by congress. it is expected to be a fight. >>> overwhelming turn out for marin county is prompting a change. success led to serender. >> for last tuesday's buy back event, surrendering a weapon got you money or a voucher. >> we've asked people to come in on the 15th of february to redeem those vouchers. if we don't if or how much we'll get. >> and while they wait, the da's office has turned next monday into a gun buy back. >> we will not be providing vouchers or financial compensation. >> this week's ford county buy back through the da's office yielded an assortment of handguns. someone received $200 for this weapon. >> we went through our initial allotment of $5,000 in the first 40 minutes, so by 11:30 we were out of cash and and the da brought back 2,700 more dollar. 223 weapons were -- $2,700, instead of participating at a drop off monday, the mill valley will be scouring for fun will keep long aft
met with vice president joe biden last week. the obama administration is seeking information from the industry on factors that influence violence following last month's shootings in newtown, conneticut. salaries for new grads are on the rise. the job market is still lagging, but starting salaries for 2012 college grads are up 3.4% according to a new survey. salaries in education grew the most, at 5.4% over last year. the average salary ranges from the mid-30s for health and human service jobs to 60 thousand dollars for engineering grads. the famous grauman chinese theater in hollywood has a new name. it will now be called the tcl chinese theater, after chinese tv-maker tcl bought naming rights to the 85-year- old theater. it is an icon of hollywood and draws about 4 million visitors each year for red-carpet premiers. tcl's ceo hopes a hollywood presence will increase the company's profile and better connect the cultures of china and north america. still to come, zoning in on the trading floor. a look at how traders pushed to take big bets. that's later. but first, the shocking tru
joe biden tomorrow to discuss steps to curb gun violence. he's received a list of what he called sensible xhons steps from biden's gun policy task force. the task force recommendations are expected to include requiring background checks for all gun purchases, limiting the number of rounds allowed in magazines and a revival of the ban on assault weapons. the president delivered a stern message to congress today to raise the country's $16.4 trillion debt ceiling. >> if congressional republicans refuse to pay american's bills on time, social security checks and veterans' benefits will be delayed. we might not be able to pay our troops or honor our contracts with small business owners so to even entertain the idea of this happening, of the united states of america not paying its bills is irresponsible. >> in a news conference, the president warned that not increasing the debt limit is irresponsible and would harm the economy. republicans in the house want spending cuts if the debt ceiling is raised. >>> on wall street, stocks traded mostly sideways as the markets finished mixed. dow
obama and vice president joe biden plan to unveil their packages tomorrow aimed at reducing gun violence. they'll be joined by children across the country who wrote to the president in the wake of the newtown school shooting. the president is reportedly weighing 19 additional steps he could take through executive order meaning without congressional approval. >>> san jose's new interim police chief spoke out for the first time today telling us what he hopes to accomplish and why he doesn't want the job full time. >> for personal reasons, i did not, but i'd be more than happy to take the interim position now, and i'm looking forward to the challenge and -- and trying to improve morale and help retain some of our officers and further some of the project sgls san jose's current chief chris moore retires at the end of the week. city leaders had hoped to hire a new chief right now. today on the 10:00 news we'll look at the reasons for the setback in their search. >>> san francisco mayor ed lee announced to do long-await police substation will open next month in the city's central market area.
to meet with vice president joe biden and his gun task force tomorrow to try to come up with a plan to curb gun violence. the nash rifle association opposes any new gun laws. jackie spear is calling on the president to use his executive powers to act. >> i recommended that he do by executive action as much as he can, because i am not very confident that this congress is going to have the guts to do what's right. >> the task force recommendations are expected to include requiring background checks for all gun purchases, a limit on the numbers of bullets allowed in magazines, and a new ban on assault weapons. >>> in the bay area, a gun buy back is scheduled for tomorrow in marin county. from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. >>> u.s. supreme court justice clarence thomas broke a 7-year long silence today when he spoke out loud during oral arguments, but he broke he violence not with a question, but a joke. thomas is known for rarely commenting from the bench. in fact, the last time he did so during a case was february of 2006. but today, during arguments, he made a joke about ivy league lawyers
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